MURCAS 10 year old Tawny PORT

£27.99

DUORO. Amazing tawny. Soft, complex, truffly and very, very complex & long flavoured.
19% abv

10 in stock

SKU: 00886 Categories: ,

Description

Hugely complex tawny port. Soft toffee with black truffle, chocolate raisins and orange marmalade. Exceptional quality for a Tawny still considered young, will age for an eternity but is tasting so good at the moment. A great way to see out an evening.

GRAPE Touriga Franca, Tinta Amarela, Tinta Barroca, Tinta Roriz, Tinto Cão CLOSURE Cork
REGION Duoro VEGETARIAN
VINTAGE NV VEGAN
ABV 20% ORGANIC No

DRY    |________|________|________|________*   SWEET

LIGHT  |________|________|________|________*   FULL BODIED

NO OAK  |________|________|________|________*   OAKY

Additional information

Quinta dos Murcas

Located in Douro DOC region, Quinta dos Murças benefits of a terroir heavily influenced by the mountains, altitude, schist soils and a climate that is typical of the river Douro valley. In the vineyards, dozens of native grapes where planted, following organic and integrated production methods. Olive, orange and almond groves, as well as the Mediterranean forest help maintain a balanced ecosystem that enhances quality.

Production

VINIFICATION / MATURATION
Selected quality grapes. Destemming, crushing, followed by fermentation in traditional granite lagares with foot treading. Brandy spirit added to arrest the fermentation at the desired level of sweetness. Maturation in used oak casks in cold cellars, prior to blending different aged wines to produce a tawny style with an average age of 10 years.

In used oak casks for an average period of 10 years.

MORE INFORMATION
Port produced with top-quality grapes (category A), harvested from vines with an average age of 20, this wine showcases the Covelinhas region’s potential for producing tawny and vintage ports. Vinic aguardente (brandy) is added to the wine after fermenting in traditional tanks according to the traditional treading method.

The blends age in used barrels for an average of 10 years in the natural coolness of our cellar.

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